|United Plantations was founded in 1906 by Mr. Aage Westenholz, a Danish artillery officer. In the early days, the company cultivated rubber as the main crop. Rubber and later cocoa cultivation was gradually replaced by coconut and oil palm plantings from the 1918’s.
Today, oil palm is
the main crop and the company has a land bank of 50,000 ha under oil palm in Peninsular Malaysia and in Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is also Malaysia’s single largest producer of coconuts with an annual production of around 80 million nuts.
United Plantations is one of the most efficiently managed, eco-friendly and integrated plantation companies in Malaysia and is well known globally for its best agricultural and sustainable practices and high quality standards.
||In September 2008, United Plantations was awarded as the world’s first certified producer of sustainable palm oil by The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, (RSPO).
Unitata only uses 100% certified sustainable palm oil sourced from its parent company United Plantations.